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2019 (April 29 - May 1) @OSU
  • Dr. Chris Peterson, Cal State, Fullerton - performance
  • Dr. Sandra Babb, Oregon State U, Sight-reading

2019 Judge schedule

SunMonTuesWedsThur
Apr 28Apr 29Apr 30May 1May 2
6:00 PM meeting2A1A/3A choirs4A/5A choirs6A choirsreturn home
2018 (May 3-5) @GFU
  • Dr. Nicole Lamartine - University of Wyoming, Laramie WY - performance
  • Dr. Tim Westerhaus, Gonzaga, Spokane, WA - performance
  • Dr. Zachary (Zach) Vreeman | Casper College, Wyoming - performance
  • Dr. Steven Zielke, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, Sight-reading
  • Dr. Danielle Warner, site host
  • Carol Stenson, emcee
  • Kelly Foster OSAA

2018 Judge schedule

WedThurFriSatSun
May 2May 3May 4May 5May 6
6:00 PM meeting2A1A/3A choirs4A/5A choirs6A choirsreturn home
  • Judges' meeting Wednesday about 6:30 PM
  • The festival ends late Saturday - Judges may prefer to return home on Sunday
  • We use the Portland airport - PDX
  • We will pick you up at and return you to the airport, no need to rent a car
  • The judges adjudicate only, no clinics

Three day festival.

  1. Thursday - 1A/2A, 3A
  2. Friday - 4A, 5A
  3. Saturday - 6A
    • Choirs move in 20 minute stages: Warm up, Perform, sight read.
    • Choirs must do at least 12 minutes of music in performance.
    • Choirs must be on and off the stage in 20 minutes or less.
    • Judges do not track timing - a separate timing person handles this task
    • Max of 24 choirs per day. Twelve before lunch and 12 after lunch.
    • First choir sings about 9 AM and the last choir about 6:30 PM when there are 24 choirs.
Directors
Some Performance Details
  • There will be 9 three-step risers in the warmup room.
  • There are four-step risers on stage
  • The sight reading room will have five rows of 24 chairs each (120 total).
  • There is no Organ for use during the contest.

1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A, & 6A - The new OSAA Classifications began in 2006-2007

  • OSAA Schools Lists
  • 6A: 1521+
  • 5A: 851-1520
  • 4A: 401-850
  • 3A: 236-400
  • 2A: 116-235
  • 1A: 1-115
  • State Choir Format
    • 2A/1A- 12 groups maximum - Thursday AM
    • 3A- 12 groups maximum - Thursday PM
    • 4A- 12 groups maximum - Friday AM
    • 5A- 12 groups maximum - Friday PM
    • 6A- 24 groups maximum - Saturday

Sight Reading

Shilo Inn in Newberg

503.537.0303
503.537.0442.fax
501 Sitka Avenue Newberg, Oregon 97132-1304
http://www.shiloinns.com
Map
Judges meet in the lobby about 7:00 Weds PM for a dinner meeting about adjudication at state.

Lil Cooperstown Pub & Grill

(503) 538-9405
705 North Springbrook Road
Newberg, OR 97132

Past Judges

2017 Judges (May 4-6) @GFU
  • Andrew Crow, Ball State University, Muncie, IN - performance
  • Geoffrey Boers, University of Washington, Seattle, WA - performance
  • Justin Raffa, Yakima Symphony Chorus, Richland, WA - performance
  • Wallace Long, Willamette University, Salem, OR - sight reading
  • Dr. Danielle Warner, site host
  • Loren Wenz and Carol Stenson emcee's
  • Kelly Foster OSAA
2016 Judges (May 7-9) @GFU
  • Leora Schwitters, Rainier Youth Choirs, Kent WA - performance
  • Howard Meharg, Chor Anno, Vancouver WA - performance
  • Kerry Glann, Ball State University, Muncie IN - performance
  • Dr. Wallace Long, Willamette University, Salem OR - sight reading
  • Dr. Danielle Warner site host
  • Loren Wenz emcee
  • Kelly Foster OSAA
2015 Judges (May 7-9) @GFU
  • Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer, Texas State University, San Marcos
  • Dr. Michael Murphy, University of Idaho, Moscow
  • Dr. Gary Weidenaar, Central Washington State Univeristy, Ellensburg
  • Dr. Tina Bull, Oregon State University, Corvallis - sight reading
  • Loren Wenz, site host and emcee
  • Marci McGillivray OSAA
2014 Judges (May 8-10) @GFU
  • Dr. Nicole Lamartine - University of Wyoming, Laramie WY
  • Dr. Albert Pinsonneault - Edgewood College, Madison WI
  • Dr. Steven Zopfi - University of Puget Sound, Tacoma WA
  • Dr. Steven Zielke, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Sight-reading
  • Mr. Tim Russell, retired Oregon Choral Educator, 5A sight reading
  • Loren Wenz, site host and emcee
  • Marci McGillivray OSAA
2013 Judges (May 9-11) @GFU
  • Dr. Anne E. Lyman, The University of Puget Sound
  • Dr. Christopher W. Peterson, California State University, Fullerton
  • Dr. Bradley Miller, Iowa Wesleyan College
  • Mr. Tim Russell, retired Oregon Choral Educator, sight reading
  • Loren Wenz, site host and emcee
  • Molly Hays OSAA

Note the schedule change due to running state choir and band/orch the same week:

  • Thurs 1A/2A and 3A
  • Fri 6A
  • Sat 4A and 5A
2012 Judges (May 3-5) @GFU
  • Dr. Josh Bronfman, University of North Dakoto
  • Dr. Michael Murphy, University of Idaho
  • Dr. Andrew Crow, Ball State University, Muncie, IN
  • Dr. Steven Zielke, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, Sight-reading
  • Loren Wenz, site host and emcee
  • Molly Hays OSAA
2011 Judges (May 5-7) @GFU
  • Dr. Leslie Guelker-Cone, Western Washington University, Bellingham
  • Dr. Patrick Walders, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Dr. Matthew Mehaffey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Dr. Steven Zielke, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, Sight-reading
  • Loren Wenz, site host and emcee
  • Mike Wallmark OSAA
2010 Judges (May 6-8) @GFU
  • Dr. Steven Demorest, University of Washington (Friday and Saturday only)
  • Dr. Karen Kennedy, Towson University, Maryland
  • Dr. Lori Wiest, Washington State University
  • Dr. Wallace Long Jr., Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, Sight-reading
  • Mr. Tim Russell, Oregon Music Educator, retired (Thursday only)
  • Loren Wenz, site host and emcee
  • Mike Wallmark OSAA
2009 Judges (May 7-9) @GFU
  • Dr. Jerry O. Blackstone, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Dr. Gary A. Weidenaar, Central Washington University, Ellensburg
  • Dr. Giselle Wyers, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Dr. Wallace Long Jr., Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, Sight-reading
  • Loren Wenz, site host and emcee
  • Mike Wallmark OSAA
2008 Judges (May 1-3) @GFU
  • Richard Dalzell, retired Oregon Choral Educator
  • John Weiss, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
  • Steven Zopfi, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington (3rd day, 6A)
  • Wallace Long Jr., Willamette University, Salem, Oregon (1st and 2nd day, 1A-5A)
  • Tina Bull, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, sight-reading
  • Loren Wenz, site host and emcee
  • Mike Wallmark OSAA
2007 Judges (May 3-5) @GFU
  • Timothy Fitzpatrick, Western Washington U
  • Lori Wiest, Washington State University
  • Vijay Singh, Central Washington University (2nd & 3rd days, 4A-6A)
  • Jim Angaran, Oregon choral educator (1st day, 1A-3A)
  • Tina Bull, Oregon State University, sight-reading
  • Loren Wenz, site host and emcee
  • Mike Wallmark OSAA
2006 Judges (May 5-6) @GFU
  • Giselle Wyers, Boise State
  • Rager Moore II, University of Idaho
  • Randel Wagner, Eastern Washington U
  • Solveig Holmquist, Western Oregon U, sight-reading
  • Loren Wenz, site host and emcee
  • Mike Wallmark OSAA
2005 Judges (May 6-7) @GFU
  • Lynn Brinckmeyer, Texas State U (formerly at E Washington State)
  • Richard Nance, PLU
  • Steven Zopfi, U Washington
  • Steven Zielke, Oregon State U, sight-reading
  • Loren Wenz, site host and emcee
  • Mike Wallmark OSAA
2004 Judges (May 7-8) @GFU
  • Joe Grant, U Illinois
  • Kathryn Lehman, PLU
  • Steve Hodson, Westmont College
  • Steven Zielke, Oregon State U, sight-reading
  • Loren Wenz, site host and emcee
  • Mike Wallmark OSAA
2003 Judges (May 8-9) Matt Strauser director @OSU
  • Giselle Wyers, Boise State U
  • David Anderson, Seattle Pacific U
  • Geoffrey Boers, U Washington
  • Solveig Holmquist, Western Oregon U, sight-reading
  • Mike Wallmark OSAA
2002 Judges (May ) Doug Anderson festival director, Matt Strauser assisted @OSU
  • Jerry Wesley Harris, Beaverton
  • Larry Marsh, Linfield College
  • Duane Carnan, Eugene (NW Christian College)
  • Matt Strauser, Corban College, sight-reading
  • Mike Wallmark OSAA
When did Gordon Tjernlund start and finish?

Was he at the first State?

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